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Help required to learn Power Bi capabilities in handling of Data Formats

Help required to learn Power Bi capabilities in handling of Data Formats

 


Any help (ref material, live example) would be helpful.

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Moderator v-caliao-msft
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Re: Help required to learn Power Bi capabilities in handling of Data Formats

Hi @manishbcg,

 

With Power BI, you can connect to data from many different sources. And Power BI support many different dat type. When you load data into Power BI Desktop, it will attempt to convert the data type of the source column into a data type that better supports more efficient storage, calculations, and data visualization. Please refer to the link below to see the details.
https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/powerbi-desktop-data-types/
https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/powerbi-desktop-data-sources/

 

Regards,

Charlie Liao

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Moderator v-caliao-msft
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Re: Help required to learn Power Bi capabilities in handling of Data Formats

Hi @manishbcg,

 

With Power BI, you can connect to data from many different sources. And Power BI support many different dat type. When you load data into Power BI Desktop, it will attempt to convert the data type of the source column into a data type that better supports more efficient storage, calculations, and data visualization. Please refer to the link below to see the details.
https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/powerbi-desktop-data-types/
https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/powerbi-desktop-data-sources/

 

Regards,

Charlie Liao

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